Wellington College

Berkshire

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  • Category: Senior / Sixth Form
  • Pupils: Co-Education
  • Type: Day & Boarding
  • Religious Affiliation: Church of England
  • Roll: 635 (Boys) 405 (Girls)
  • Age Range: 13 - 18 years
  • Founded: 1853

General Information

Wellington College is one of the outstanding all-round co-educational schools in Britain for boarding and day pupils. The College’s ethos is education of the whole child, engendering confidence, skills, an international outlook and the right attitudes to work, service and society that will set them apart as adults and help them succeed in their careers. The College’s experienced, high-quality teaching and pastoral staff are there to help each pupil be happy and fulfilled and achieve the very best for themselves in their academic work, in the Arts and in sport.

Facilities

Chapel, concert room, Music School, Shabby Road Recording Studio, Music Library, concert hall, wind and brass centre. First class drama and arts facilities, including a theatre. All pupils are encouraged to participate in sports wherever they have an interest. Canoeing, basketball, fencing, polo and golf add to the range and allow the College to offer a breadth of sporting interest beyond the traditional games of rugby, cricket, hockey, football, rackets and athletics. Wellington has its own modern 9-hole golf course. There is a modern sports centre, two Astroturf pitches and a rackets court. Many trips and excursions are undertaken, both at home and abroad.

Entrance Requirements

Scholarships, Common Entrance Examination or by special examination

Scholarships

Many scholarships available, please contact the Admissions Office for full details.

Open Days

2018. Sat. 9th June (13+ 2021 only), Sat. 15th September (16+ 2019 only), Sat. 6th October and Sat. 17th November.

Please visit our website or contact the Admissions Office for details.

Fees

2017/2018. Boarding Fees: £12,740 per term. Day Fees (in boarding house): £10,695 per term. Day Fees: £9,310 per term.

Reports

ISI Inspection 2014

School Contact Details

Headteacher: Mr J P Thomas, BSc Hons, MBA, FRSA

Contact for enquiries: J E L Dahl Esq., Director of Admissions

Wellington College
Duke's Ride
Crowthorne
Berkshire
RG45 7PU

[t]: 01344 444 013
[w]: www.wellingtoncollege.org.uk

Location Description

An attractive 400 acre woodland estate in Crowthorne.

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School News

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One of the country’s leading independent schools has announced plans to increase dramatically its bursary provision, widening access to those who would not otherwise be

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able to attend.

A new campaign launched by Wellington College last week, aims to raise funds to provide significant fee remission for 25% of students by 2028, and then to double this to 50% by 2038.

Julian Thomas, Master of Wellington College, is passionate about giving children with real promise, but limited financial means, the opportunity to come to Wellington. Mr Thomas says, ‘Our ambition is to ensure that a Wellington education is available to as many children as possible, regardless of their financial means. In the last year alone, we have raised £1.5 million for this campaign and, combined with the income from our international schools, this has given us the opportunity to make significant progress.  Nevertheless, this is just the beginning of what will be a decades-long commitment to the creation of means-tested bursaries’.

Wellington College was established in 1859 to educate the sons of soldiers killed in action at minimal cost. While the need for this has diminished over the years, the College remains committed to ensuring that children of talent and promise are able to reach their full potential.

Mr Thomas comments: ‘Widening opportunity and access is part of our DNA. In the future, we aspire to match the level of support provided at our foundation. We are going back to our roots’.

Wellington College is part of a successful Independent State School Partnership, involving 11 local secondary schools, and it sponsors two, soon to be three, state academies. Over the last few years, the College has found innovative ways to open its doors to a wide range of students from diverse backgrounds. The WOW Campaign is the latest addition to Wellington’s ambitious and ever-evolving commitment to inclusive education.

Wellington College has won the ‘Boarding school of the year’ award at the prestigious Tes Independent School Awards 2018.

League tables have become such a fundamental

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part of the education landscape that is a brave school that decides to withdraw from them. Wellington College in Berkshire is just such an institution.

In this category, the judges were looking for “innovation, imagination and efforts to develop children in ways that go beyond the league tables”.

After Sir Anthony Seldon departed as master in 2015, many were watching to see how Julian Thomas would follow his high-profile predecessor. The answer came, in part, the following year, when he took his school out of the world of league tables as “a sign of a genuine commitment to an all-round and inspirational education”.

What followed was an evaluation of the college’s lower-school curriculum, with the introduction of “lab time” to foster independent learning and thinking. Russian, computer science, astronomy and psychology were added as options. Sixth-form “service learning” was extended to link placements directly to academic studies.

Unique aspects of boarding life continue, including “Maniacs”, the early morning open-water swim regularly attended by 250 pupils.

The judges said: “This outstanding submission both reflected and far exceeded the criteria for the Tes boarding school of the year award. The school’s almost 900 boarders benefit from excellent pastoral care and an exceptional range of service-related, leadership and other activities, several unique to Wellington.

“These challenge individuals, develop their character and resilience, and prepare them thoroughly for life in the modern world. The school justifiably prides itself on its boarders’ induction programme and its positive engagement with boarders’ views.”

Winners attended a black-tie event at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, hosted by author, broadcaster, actor and entertainer Gyles Brandreth, where more than 400 attendees celebrated all that is outstanding in independent schools.

11 boys from all year groups travelled to Wengen Switzerland to compete in the annual British Schoolboys Ski Races. The races are in three formats:

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the team parallel slalom, the individual Giant Slalom and the Slalom.

After two days of intense training in excellent conditions the boys kicked off the competition with the Parallel Slalom. Under floodlights in the centre of town, this is a great event, drawing many spectators and thoroughly enjoyed by all competitors. Two Wellington teams were entered and the remainder of the boys joined other schools who they had been training with during the day. The U16 team of Charlie O’Connor, Oliver Turner, Seb Batchelor and Max Umpelby were tipped to do well and breezed through the first round; unfortunately due to uneven course setting they were drawn on the slow red side and narrowly lost out in round two. Onto the seniors, where the team of Cosmo Osmond, Paolo Rossi, James Thorne and Will Beardmore ‘tactically’ made their way into the plate competition where they progressed to the semi-final, where again we fell foul of the red side.

Day 2 of competition saw the boys move up the mountain to the start of the infamous Lauberhorn downhill run, where the fast-paced Giant Slalom competition was held. All the boys put in a great performance, battling against increasingly challenging course conditions. We had fantastic results from Charlie O’Connor who came second in the U16 and Cosmo Osmond who won the U18.

The final day of competition was the Slalom, again held on the Lauberhorn. With the weather starting to change, quick runs were important. The course was 60 gates long and described by the race referee as one of the most challenging he has seen at a Schoolboys event. As fatigue started to play a part, two clean runs would put competitors in a strong position and our newest racer Gus Sutherland gave a really good account of himself, safely negotiating the course with some style. The headlines again go to Charlie and Cosmo who both finished in an excellent 3rd place, defeating some of the very experienced racers from the Swiss school Aglion, and also to the A team who finished 2nd overall with times coming from Cosmo, Charlie and Seb.

A special mention needs to go to Max Moffat who, after quietly putting together two very solid days of racing, came second overall in his age group – a fantastic achievement.

Overall it was a brilliant competition. All the boys gave a great account of themselves, both on and off the slopes. They were a credit to Wellington and we are already excited for Wengen 2019.

The Wellington Girls Ski Team travelled to the gloriously sunny French resort of Flaine to compete in the British Schoolgirls races. The girls started with

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two fun, but tough, training days with the Impulse ski trainers and were ready to face the competition. The eve before the event, some of the more experienced racers were to be found in the boot room waxing their skis and getting psyched up for the next day. First up was the highly anticipated Giant Slalom. The girls had great spirit and thoroughly enjoyed the event. Ophelia Vesely was placed 14th overall 3rd in her age group, Miranda Vesely was placed 15th overall and 10th in her age group. That afternoon saw the Parallel Slalom with both Wellington A and B getting to the quarter finals in their respective competitions.

Day 2 was the slalom race; the course was a challenging one and was running very fast. All our racers made it to the bottom in both runs and Ophelia was placed 2nd in her age group and 12th overall. The combination of good race times and consistent results led to the Wellington As being crowned 3rd best team overall out of 54 teams. Well done Ophelia, Miranda and Lucy Bryer.

Special mention must go to Captain Margaux Gathy both for her excellent leadership and for her individual performance (she came 10th overall in her age rank of unregistered racers) and to Evie Tipple who came second in the Edge award for showing huge support and selflessness to her team mates.

The girls had a great few days on and off the pistes. Despite the fact that most of them had never raced before, they smiled continuously, and they should be very proud of their efforts. This is the first time we have taken home silverware – the future of girls skiing at Wellington is very strong.

Medals:

Ophelia Vesely: Bronze GS, Silver Slalom and Silver overall in her age category

Wellington A: Bronze overall

Congratulations to the 20 Wellingtonians and Old Wellingtonians who have been offered places at Oxford or Cambridge.

This talented cohort will be following in the footsteps

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of numerous OWs currently studying towards Oxbridge degrees, taking the total number of Oxbridge successes to nearly 100 over the last four years. With so many Wellingtonians heading to the UK’s two most prestigious universities, and similar numbers taking up places at elite universities in the United States each year, these are inspiring times for our Sixth Form at Wellington.

Equally inspiring is the generous and positive contribution these Wellingtonians have made to the wider life of the school. Among the students listed below, you will find members of the College Choir, Symphony Orchestra and Acapella group; a member of the Spanish Debating team; a singer-songwriter who is preparing for the Nashville tour this summer; representatives from the College 1st XV Rugby team, U18 Basketball team and 1st Badminton pair; part of the U20 National Triathlon squad; and a contributor to Ed Club, a charity working to improve IT access for children in Africa – to name but a few.

Well done to them all!

Behr Josh Oxford Philosophy & Theology
Benkert Max Oxford Chemistry
Evershed Charlotte Cambridge Human, Social and Political Sciences
Farah Eve Oxford Archaeology & Anthropology
Frobisher Amber Cambridge Mathematics
Hannon Matthew Cambridge Human, Social and Political Sciences
Hatch Charlie Cambridge Human, Social and Political Sciences
Hilder Jarvis Alice Oxford Mathematics and Philosophy
Hind Zoe Oxford Classics
Jackson Georgie Cambridge Human, Social, and Political Sciences
May Natasha Cambridge Economics
McDaniel Charlotte Oxford French
Nason Charlotte Oxford Fine Art
Selman Mia Oxford French and Spanish
Smart Rustan Oxford History and Politics
Stoller Dan Oxford Biological Sciences
Tsang Ian Cambridge Natural Sciences
Whiteside Eleanor Oxford Classics
Windebank Flora Oxford French and Italian
Zhu Richard Oxford Physics and Philosophy

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Current Upper Sixth pupil, Jamie Baudry had specific reason to celebrate this Easter when he found out that he had been chosen to represent the

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UK at the world’s largest biology competition for school pupils, organised by the Royal Society of Biology.

Jamie beat over 7,500 other students from 675 schools at the British Biology Olympiad (BBO) to gain a place on the team for the international final.

The UK team of four students will compete against students from over 60 other countries, taking part in theoretical and practical tasks and challenges designed to test their biosciences acumen and stretch their understanding of the subject to the limit.

The International Biology Olympiad (IBO), which has been held in countries as far afield as Vietnam, Denmark, Taiwan and Singapore in the past, is taking place for the first time ever in the UK at the University of Warwick from the 23rd to the 30th of July.

Jamie already has an offer to read Medicine at Emmanuel College Cambridge next year, but will now have to balance revision for his A Level examinations with preparation for the IBO.

His Biology teacher, Mr Nik Light, said, “We’re really proud of Jamie at Wellington. We recognised early in his time at the College that he was a highly capable Biologist, enjoying tackling concepts in lessons which were beyond the scope of Sixth Form Biology courses, and it’s great that this has been reflected in making the British Olympiad team.

“As well as being a very kind and charming young man, Jamie’s intellectual characteristics of genuine curiosity, a desire to tackle new problems and a willingness to share his understanding with others meant that he enjoyed the Olympiad and is well-suited to face the challenging problems set.”

Everyone at Wellington wishes Jamie every success for the IBO in July and will be watching the team’s progress closely.

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Many congratulations to the Junior Colts rugby team who have finished the season as national champions following their victory over Warwick School in the final

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of the NatWest Cup held at Twickenham on Wednesday 29th March.

The Junior Colts (U15) rugby side, a number of whom are attached to the London Irish Academy, has never been beaten in two seasons on UK soil, with their unbeaten run culminating in a thrilling victory over Warwick School in the final of the NatWest Cup held at Twickenham on Wednesday 29th March. The boys were made to work incredibly hard by a terrific Warwick side who never gave up and, with the score locked at 7-7 at half-time, the game was finely poised. Wellington dominated early possession after the break and a superb line break from full-back Max Thomas (Bd) saw the score move to 12-7 before captain Finn Baxter scored his second to extend the lead to ten points. A moment of brilliance from replacement wing George Morison (Bd), who cut a superb line from a mid-field scrum to score in the right corner, proved decisive, with the final score of 25-12 giving Wellington College the national title.

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Wellington returned to the Chelsea Flower Show for a second time, with the beautiful ‘Breaking Ground’ garden, designed by Wilson McWilliam Studio, picking up a

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gold medal in the Show Gardens category.

The design of ‘Breaking Ground’ is inspired by the College’s ambition for a new bursary campaign which will break down the barriers to independent schooling by offer life-changing bursaries to young people with talent and promise who would, otherwise, be unable to access a Wellington education. The garden also references the synaptic activity governing our thought process – triggering cognitive connections and responses, facilitating the formation of ideas and concepts. Inspiration comes from the structure and nature of our neurone activity with water, one of the basic elements which makes these processes possible, running through the hard and soft elements of the design.

The garden is based on the notion that the walls which once enclosed the public school community will become increasingly irrelevant and this idea is expressed through the four-metre high ‘disappearing’ walls which play an integral part in the design.  The garden also includes majestic hawthorn trees within an ornamental meadow, with rare species of violets and orchids populating the heathland and representing the setting of Wellington College in one section of the garden. In the ornamental meadow, a mix of perennials and grasses are set in a synaptic pattern, and many selected plants are umbels, creating the impression of explosive moments of thought processes. Over 200 pupils from the family of Wellington schools in the UK and China have also left handwritten personal messages about their visions for the future.

Julian Thomas, Master of Wellington College, commented, “The garden magnificently symbolises the breaking down of the walls associated with an independent education, and truly represents our collective ambition to do all we can to provide an outstanding and inspiring education for as many young people as possible”.

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Wellington College’s Master, Julian Thomas, runs the Marathon des Sables to raise money for St Michael’s Girls’ Primary School in Uganda.

As the rest of the

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Wellington Community put their feet up for a well-deserved rest over Easter, the Master, Julian Thomas, had something quite different planned – a six-day, 251 kilometre ultra-marathon across the Sahara Desert to raise money for the construction of teachers’ houses at St Michael’s Girls’ Primary School in Uganda.

The Marathon des Sables was first run in 1986 and, as well as running the equivalent of six marathons in six days in desert conditions with temperatures expected to get as high as 50 C, participants must also carry all their food and equipment for the duration of the event in back-packs.

Julian ran with old friend and colleague Mark Mortimer, who is currently Headmaster of Warminster School in Wiltshire, and neither man is a stranger to such challenges: in recent years Mark has rowed the Atlantic and Julian has trekked to the South Pole.

All funds raised will be used to construct additional teachers’ houses at St Michael’s, a school which has been supported in different ways by both Warminster and Wellington in recent years. As a small charity, Friends of St Michael’s struggles to commit money to large capital projects, with their main priorities being to feed the children at lunch time, to fund malaria testing and treatment, and to buy various essentials for the orphans. Building much-needed housing for the school’s teachers has always been a high priority but, with so many other demands on funds, the teachers’ village has often slipped down the list.  For the building of the teachers’ village to begin, the running duo need to raise at least £10,000 for the main accommodation blocks. As and when funds allow, solar panels, a borehole, a biodigester and a bike store will be added.

This is not the first time that a member of the current Wellington College staff has run the Marathon des Sables. In 2009, David Edwards, Housemaster of the Picton, and his wife, Pippa, completed the endurance event, a feat made even more remarkable by the fact that Pippa ran the entire race with a broken toe!  Works and Estates Bursar, Malcolm Callender, and teacher Grace Elliott also completed the gruelling challenge in 2015.  Can there be another school in the UK in which five members of the school community have run the Marathon des Sables?

We congratulate Mark and Julian for their success on this most demanding of challenges run in aid of this most deserving of causes.

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Three of Wellington’s top CCF riders competed at the Royal Windsor International Horse Show in the prestigious Inter-services competition in the Castle Arena.

Three of our

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top CCF riders competed at the Royal Windsor International Horse Show in the prestigious Inter-services competition in the Castle Arena. Annabelle Turner, Millie Hockenhull and Georgie Murrin rode brilliant rounds to finish on a team score of 16 faults: Georgie ended up as top individual in the first round in the fastest time with no faults, while Millie had a few undeserved poles but nonetheless rode incredibly well despite a last-minute change of horse. Annabelle had just one unfortunate pole, but coached round her home-produced young horse like a true professional.

After an anxious wait, the team found out that they had made it into the top 12, qualifying to jump-off for the placings in front of Her Majesty The Queen, with Georgie selected to be the College’s designated rider. The pressure was immense with a full stadium, media and, of course, The Queen watching, but Georgie rode calmly under the circumstances proving extremely quick but with an unfortunate two poles down. The trio finished the competition in sixth place and the girls were absolutely fantastic, demonstrating their riding finesse and proving to be excellent ambassadors for the College.

Also competing individually was Third Former Claudia de la Hey who managed to go even further by winning her class on her part-bred Arab, Ollie. This a remarkable achievement for such a young rider as the class of showing (a form of dressage), in which Claudia competes, is open to U18 riders and the fact that she managed a score of 49/50 in front of The Queen is a moment she will never forget. Claudia and Ollie ended 2016 ranked 5th in the UK in their category and this success will only strengthen their position moving forward. Claudia also deserves special mention for single-handedly raising £1500 for the Orange House charity – Mityana in Uganda – via a sponsored 50-mile ride with Ollie. What a year it has been!

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Tuesday 14th March was not your average lunch time for the 144 potential life-saving Sixth Form Wellingtonians who signed up to the Anthony Nolan stem

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cell donor list.

The pupils were offered a chance to join the Anthony Nolan donor list at a ‘Register and Be a Lifesaver’ (R&Be) event hosted at the College. The R&Be education programme helps to teach 16-18 year olds about the importance of donating stem cells, blood and organs. Since its formation, 55 people recruited at R&Be events have gone on to donate their stem cells or bone marrow.

Will Guest, Regional Development Manager for the South East, said: ‘For this lifesaving event at Wellington College to result in 144 people joining the Anthony Nolan register is incredible – that’s 144 people who all have the potential to go on to save the life of someone in desperate need.

‘This is our second year working alongside Wellington College, and our special thanks goes to them for helping us to recruit a new generation of potential lifesavers to the Anthony Nolan register. We look forward to continuing our lifesaving partnership in the future’

We hope that Wellington College and our pupils will continue to support Anthony Nolan with the shame enthusiasm for years to come.

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Wellington’s Colts (U16) Rugby squad have confirmed their place as the best in the UK by becoming National Sevens Champions at the 2017 Rosslyn Park

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Sevens held over two days of intense competition on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd March.

The boys dominated their four group games on Day One scoring 195 points and conceding only one try before going on to beat Kirkham Grammar School 50-0 in the last 32. After a good night’s sleep, Harrow were first up on Day Two but were soundly beaten 29-5 meaning a quarter-final game against last year’s champions, Brighton College, who were defeated 24-0.

The semi-final was a replay of last year’s fifteen-a-side NatWest Cup Final against old friends and rivals Sedbergh. Having lost by one score to the Cumbrian side at Twickenham 12 months ago, the Wellington boys were keen to avenge the defeat and it was a titanic struggle with both sides playing some superb sevens. With less than a minute to go, the score stood at 12-14, but one final push saw a try with the final play of the match – 17-14 to Wellington.

The final against Millfield was another outstanding display of rugby with nothing between the teams throughout the game: it was 7-7 at half-time and 14-14 with 30 seconds to go. Yet again, the spirit of the boys shone through as a final surge ended with a try in the far right corner. It was heart-break for Millfield but irrepressible joy for the Wellington boys who ran out 19-14 victors.

There can be no doubt that Sedbergh, Millfield and Wellington were the stand-out teams of this year’s competition and, on another day, the title could have gone to any of them. The rugby gods, however, were on Wellington’s side and huge congratulations must therefore go to the squad:

Jack Reid (S), Will Sinfield (S), Joe Gibbons (S), Jasper Johnston (S), Tom Cunningham (S), Charlie Sellers (Bl), Tobias Scalabrini (Bl), Bertie Pughe-Morgan (Bl), Jamie Miller (L), Ben Jordon (Hl), Ross Hanekom (Hl), Theo Burn (Bd), James Carton (Pn), Olly Cash (Pn), George Timberlake (Pn).

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Well done to Wellington College Boys U19 Squash Team who have finished their season by being placed 4th in the National Schools Squash Trophy Finals

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in Manchester.

The team was built of Anand Siththaranjan (Hl), Nate Oppenheimer (R), Dominic Atherton (Pn), Charlie Vleck (Bd), Jack Davies (Bl) and Luke Field (Hl) and, on a wet and grim Monday in Manchester, the Wellington squad played Gosforth Academy in the semi-finals for the National Schools Squash Trophy.

Team Coach, Steve Meads, said, “All I can say is that the squash was nothing at all like the weather! Although the team lost 1-5, there was some excellent play and not a drop of energy left in any of the players with three of the six matches going to the maximum five games. On another day, we could have easily made the final. In the afternoon, we played the third/fourth play-off against Charterhouse. Again the boys battled hard but the effect of the morning’s match had taken its toll and they went down 1-4. A big thank you to all the players who took part in the day and in the build-up rounds of the event.”

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After several rounds of the competition, which started in December 2016, Wellington College pupil William Campbell takes the title of Berkshire Young Musician of the

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Year, beating talented string musicians from across the county.

String players from across the county entered the Berkshire Young Musician of the Year (Strings) competition back in December 2016. Wellington College entered six talented string players who all made it through to round two. From this, a small number of players were selected to play in the final which was held in the Guildhall, Windsor.

College violinists Mira Steenbrugge (Lower Sixth, Orange) and William Campbell (Fifth Form, Talbot) were both selected and represented Wellington in the 13-15 and 16-18 year old categories respectively.

The final was a very exciting occasion indeed, with the young performers displaying maturity in performance beyond their years. After a long afternoon and final adjudication by a panel of judges, William was announced as not only the winner of his age group, but also the overall winner of Berkshire Young Musician of the Year. It was a stunning performance and thoroughly well deserved. It should also be mentioned that both Mira and William were beautifully accompanied by Marco Fatichenti.

His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex presented William with his trophy and a violin bow worth £1500 in the Waterloo Chamber, Windsor Castle on Friday 17th March.

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Wellington College’s U16 girls’ hockey squad crowned National Champions at the Olympic Park.

Huge congratulations to the girls of the Wellington College U16 hockey squad who

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were crowned as best in the country following the National Finals held on Wednesday 1st March and Thursday 2nd March at the Olympic Park. This is the second time in 12 months that a national hockey title has made its way to the College following the U14 girls’ success in the same competition last year.

Day 1 saw the girls come flying out of the blocks with a fantastic 5-0 win against The Leys from Cambridge. The scale of the challenge ahead, however, became immediately clear when the girls’ second match against an incredibly hard-working Trent College side ended in a 0-0 draw. As the girls returned to their hotel they knew that they needed a win in their final group game to secure a place in the final.

Day 2. The first game of the day was a make-or-break, must-win fixture against King’s Bruton. They did not disappoint and, in what was arguably the girls’ best performance of the tournament, they emerged victors against a very strong Bruton side 2-0 to qualify for the final against Repton.

Repton have been the most decorated school over the past decade and boast a remarkable 33 national titles in recent history across all age-groups. The Wellington girls, however, were undaunted and, as is sometimes the case in finals, it was a very close affair with the score locked at 0-0 at half time. The crucial play occurred five minutes into the second half as the Wellington girls took the lead: an incredible tackle was followed by some slick passing and Kitty Baccanello eventually scored what was the winning goal. 1-0 at the final whistle and the girls secured the national crown.

The entire squad played their part in what was a massive team effort; all involved should be congratulated for both the spirit with which they played the games and also the way they conducted themselves over the two days. A special mention must go to Kitty Baccanello who not only scored the winning goal but also ended the two days as the tournament’s top scorer. What a way to finish an unforgettable season!

 

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